The Power of Self-Compassion

The Compassionate Brain
A FREE eight-part video series, hosted by Dr. Rick Hanson, that explores effective ways to change your brain and heart and life.
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Session 6: The Power of Self-Compassion

Session Highlights:

  • An in-depth conversation with Dr. Kristin Neff, professor of human development and culture at the University of Texas, Austin and author of Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind
  • How to cultivate self-compassion
  • Compassion for those with special needs


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